What is it about?
Duodenal leaks can be closed solely with endoscopic vacuum therapy. No operation required.
Why is it important?
A open-pore drainage construted out of a polyurethan foam and drainage tube is placed into the doudenal lumen and connected to a electronic vacuum device. Leak was closed within a few days.
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This page is a summary of: Endoscopic intraluminal vacuum therapy of duodenal perforation, Endoscopy, March 2010, Thieme Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1243947.
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